Kenzie Corbin ’18 supports homeless populations amid pandemic, gives insight into current medical field

As a first-year medical student, Kenzie Corbin ‘18 may not have the skills to save lives in a hospital setting yet, but she has still found ways to help her Michigan community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Corbin, who won the  Pepper Prize in 2018, is currently attending the University of Michigan Medical School. In her […]

Stroll into spring with style: Not Your Sisters Closet Boutique opens on Northampton Street

Students walking down Northampton Street may notice a stylish new boutique in business just a few blocks from Center Square.  Not Your Sisters Closet Boutique opened its doors to the public last Saturday, Feb. 29. The boutique sells a variety of women’s clothing including blouses, crop tops, dresses, sweaters, jeans, rompers, jumpsuits, and accessories. The […]

Working with immigration around the world: Yazmin Baptiste ’20 wins IES Abroad’s 2019 Global Citizen of the Year Award

Going abroad has changed many things in the life of Yazmin Baptiste ‘20. Not only did it solidify her career path and bring her lifelong connections – it also gained her international recognition for her work. Baptiste recently won the IES Abroad Global Citizen of the Year Award, which was announced last week. She was […]

Salsa club celebrates Latin culture with a familial feel, experiences recent growth in popularity

How did the college’s salsa club grow from a few members to dozens of eager participants in just a few years? The answer, its members might say, is all in the rhythm.  The salsa club performs several times a year and offers three different classes for its members: Bachata, Beginner Salsa, and Intermediate Salsa. Classes […]

Almost four years after opening, Easton Public Market remains focused on community values and fresh cuisine

The Easton Public Market is known as a trendy and vibrant spot to grab a bite to eat downtown, take a cooking class and buy farm-fresh produce. However, the market’s contributions to the community have extended far beyond its doors on Northampton Street.  The market opened in April 2016 as a project of the Greater […]

‘Book of Delights’ by Ross Gay ’96 inspires art exhibition exploring vulnerability and perspective

While writer Ross Gay ‘96 is accustomed to demonstrating his ideas through his writing, he and the college are taking a new approach through the visual exhibition “Passing Bittersweet” which incorporates several of the themes and lessons from Ross’s 2019 “Book of Delight”. The exhibition opened Jan. 9 and is open to visitors in the […]

The man behind the Barge Problem: Professor Jonathon Bloom contributes to long history of providing math challenges

For math professor Jonathon Bloom, Sunday mornings sometimes look a little out of the ordinary. He wakes up early, gets a cup of coffee in downtown Easton, and writes a creative story… centered around a math problem. Bloom, who has written the college’s historic Barge Problem since 2017, is the most recent professor to lead […]

‘Messages of love, peace, unity’: Zimbabwean a cappella group Nobuntu exhibits unique style, sound

Nobuntu is a female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe and, notably, the first all-female Imbubu a cappella group in the world. The group performed at the college this past Tuesday, sharing their passion for music and their culture in a colorful production, with each of the five group members wearing traditional clothing from five different […]

‘The beginning of change’: new exhibition at Sigal Museum shares stories from traditionally marginalized communities

How would it feel to arrive in Philadelphia all alone in the year 1901? What would it be like to migrate from the South to Easton, Pennsylvania in the midst of Jim Crow America? At the Easton Sigal Museum, just a short walk from campus, visitors can immerse themselves in these experiences and many others […]

Screenwriter Mark Poirier discusses creative process, ‘thinking about characters in an organic way’

For screenwriter and fiction writer Mark Poirier, understanding characters before developing any sort of story premise is the key to his creative writing process. This past Monday, Poirier spoke to students and faculty about his experience in the film industry. Poirier has written several original screenplays for movies including “Smart People,” starring Dennis Quaid, Ellen […]

A ‘conversation of the moment’: Legendary artists Wendy Whelan and Maya Beiser to perform at the college next Wednesday

“Life is gone in a second,” said dancer Wendy Whelan. “But let’s explore this moment together as fully present as we can for this hour.” Whelan will accompany cellist Maya Beiser for a performance at the Williams Center for the Arts next Wednesday, November 6. Their performance, “The Day”, is a fusion of music and […]

‘Social impact’ through the arts: Ballet Hispánico dance company to perform tonight

“Art allows us to speak without words,” said Eduardo Vilaro, artistic director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico. “It allows us to be in a space that removes everything we’ve been given by society, by our communities.” Ballet Hispánico, recognized as America’s leading Latino dance organization according to their website, will bring their fusion of dance […]